Jalandhar is one of the oldest cities in Punjab and the discovery of many ancient ruins proves that it has been around right from the days of the Indus Valley Civilization. The city has also played an essential role in the Freedom Movement as many protests were launched from here. Jalandhar has made a name for itself in the international arena as one of the best producers of sporting goods and hand tools. Jalandhar is one of the main suppliers of sports equipment and accessories in international tournaments such as the Olympics, Asian Games, Commonwealth Games and others.
Its historical importance, cultural heritage and thriving commercial hub makes Jalandhar one of the most exciting places to visit in Punjab. The many attractions in Jalandhar city portrays its rich cultural heritage and glorious history. Places such as the Rangla Punjab Haveli allows visitors to truly experience the authentic Punjabi way of life with an equally authentic Punjabi cuisine to match. Jang-e-Azadi Memorial and Shaheed-e-Azam Museum showcases the rich history and bravery of this community and their contribution to the Freedom Struggle.
This amazing city is also home to several beautiful shrines, gurudwaras, temples, mosques and churches. Some of the most notable religious sites are the Devi Talab, Gurdwara Chhevin Padshahi, St. Cathedral Church, Kartarpur Gurudwara, Tulsi Mandir, Gurudwara Talhan Sahib Ji, Raghunath Mandir, Imam Nasir Masjid and Shiv Mandir.